DGA Statement on Alaska Governor’s Race
Tonight, Democratic Governors Association Executive Director Elisabeth Pearson released the following statement on Bill Walker dropping out of the governor’s race in Alaska:
“This is a game changer in the Alaska Governor’s race. This race immediately becomes a tossup, open-seat race between a popular Democrat in Mark Begich and a fringe Republican in Mike Dunleavy.
“Mark Begich has a record of putting Alaska priorities first and working across party lines to deliver for the state. Mike Dunleavy has a reckless record of pushing an extreme social agenda while making history as the least effective legislator in a generation. Dunleavy is the only majority-party senator in the past 30 years who wasn’t the primary sponsor on a bill that became law. Mark Begich is in a strong position to win in Alaska this November.”